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First Turning 2020

I really needed to tidy my shed. It has been used mainly for cutting timber (and mdf) for the house, so rubbish has accumulated on the floor, and I didn’t tidy it away. The garden incinerator has been busy, mainly … Continue reading

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I Think That Was Summer

I got out and enjoyed the sun over the weekend, visiting a classic car show. I should have worn a hat though, because my head is scarlet. I also got some turning done. I made a thing. I have no … Continue reading

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A Quick Pen

I had some work to be getting on with indoors this weekend, and had to do a bit of clearing up in the shed. Once all that was done, and the grass had been cut, there wasn’t much time left … Continue reading

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Celtic knot cutting jig MKI I had the afternoon off yesterday to enjoy the sunshine. Being Scotland, that could very well be the Summer. As well as sitting out on the deck chair, I also knocked up a jig for … Continue reading

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Get knotted

Having seen many turnings using a “celtic knot” in the design, I decided I wanted a piece of the action. Using my trusty table saw and general purpose blade, I decided to try cutting the drifts in a maple pen … Continue reading

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Pen Day Saturday

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. And the bank balance is getting thin. One of my most popular products is pens. I have a good stock of interesting timbers, so should be able to make some very attractive … Continue reading

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Too much excitement for one weekend

I decided to do some spring cleaning in the shed this weekend. The place was a real mess, and needed a good tidying. I managed to get rid of 4 massive bags of shavings, off cuts, beer cans, packaging, old … Continue reading

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